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Wild Lilac


Ceanothus maritimus is a tidy groundcover that requires little maintenance. It has small compact blue-green to greyish leaves, typically white or grey beneath. 1/2" clusters of white to pale lavender flowers bloom in early spring.

Ceanothus maritimus

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 1/2"

Leaf color : Blue-green to greyish

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Clusters

Flower color : Violet-Blue

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 3-8 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-3 ft.

Growth rate : Slow

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F (Z9a)

Sunset zone : 5-9, 14-24

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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